Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

Skin Contact: Remove all contaminated clothes and footwear immediately unless stuck to skin. Drench the affected skin with running water for 10 minutes or longer if substance is still on skin. Consult a doctor.

Eye Contact: Bathe the eye with running water for 15 minutes. Consult a doctor.

Ingestion: Wash out mouth with water. Do not induce vomiting. If conscious, give half a litre of water to drink immediately. Consult a doctor.

Inhalation: Remove casualty from exposure ensuring one’s own safety whilst doing so. Consult a doctor.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing Media: Extinguish with carbon dioxide, dry chemical, foam or water spray. Use water spray to cool containers.
Exposure Hazards: In combustion emits toxic fumes.
Protection of fire fighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Wear protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Accidental release measures

Personal Precautions: If outside do not approach from downwind. If outside keep bystanders upwind and away from danger point. Mark out the contaminated area with signs and prevent access to unauthorised personnel.
Environmental Precautions: Do not discharge into drains or rivers.
Clean-up procedures: Transfer to a closable, labelled salvage container for disposal by appropriate method.

Handling and storage

Handling Requirements: Avoid direct contact with the substance. Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area. Do not handle in a confined space. Avoid the formation of dust or spread in the air.

Storage Conditions: Store in a cool, well-ventilated area. Keep container tightly closed. The floor of the storage room must be impermeable to prevent the escape of liquids.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S. (MECOPROP-P)
Chemical name:
(R-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid)
Language:
English
Class:
9
Classification code:
M7
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S. (MECOPROP-P)
Chemical name:
(R-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid)
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A,S-F
Labels:
9
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S. (MECOPROP-P)
Chemical name:
(R-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid)
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
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Additional transport information

Additional transport information
IATA/ICAO packing instructions: 911

Exposure controls / personal protection

Workplace Exposure limits
WEL (8hr TWA): 10mg/m3
WEL (15 min STEL): 20mg/m3
Hazardous Ingredients: (R-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propionic acid)

Engineering measures: Ensure there is sufficient ventilation of the area. The floor of the storage room must be impermeable to prevent the escape of liquids.

Respiratory Protection: Self-contained breathing apparatus must be available in case of emergency. Respiratory protective device with particle filters.

Hand Protection: Protective gloves

Eye Protection: Safety glasses. Ensure eye batch is to hand.

Skin Protection: Protective clothing.

Stability and reactivity

Stability: Stable under normal conditions

Conditions to avoid: Excessive heat.

Materials to avoid: Strong oxidising agents. Strong bases.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: In combustion emits toxic fumes.

Disposal considerations

The users attention is drawn to the possible existence of regional or national regulations regarding disposal.